Carmen Russell | Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Communication partners of people with aphasia (PWA) often experience difficulties in their conversations with PWA; these individuals often lack adequate communication support strategies when conversing with PWA. Communication partner training (CPT) is an expanding field within aphasiology that has been shown to have positive impacts on the communicative ability and well-being of communication partners and/or PWA. This session will provide an overview of CPT and its effects on PWA and their communication partners. Various approaches within CPT will be discussed.
Communication Sciences and Disorders | Speech and Hearing Science | Speech Pathology and Audiology
Communication Disorders and Deaf Education
College of Education and Allied Health
Master of Science (MS)
Fontbonne University Archives
St. Louis, MO
Mueller, Allie Irene, "The Effects of Communication Partner Training on People with Aphasia and their Communication Partners" (2020). 2020 SLP Posters. 10.
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